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Why Twitter's IPO filing was 'confidential'

By taking advantage of a provision of the JOBS Act available to companies with less than $1 billion in sales, Twitter can keep details about its business secret for a few more weeks.

By 13 September 2013

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Sony Pictures pressed Netflix to lock out 'illegal' overseas users

A leaked email from last year's Sony Pictures hack has revealed the studio lobbied Netflix to tighten restrictions on international users accessing the service "illegally," saying it was a form of "semi-sanctioned" piracy.

By 17 April 2015

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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

The Korean electronics maker, best known for TVs and mobile devices, also makes the processors powering those devices. Here's why it's now angling to be first with new chip technology.

By 17 April 2015

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PM proposes warrants to access journalists' metadata

In a bid to pass data retention laws, Tony Abbott has proposed warrants to access journalists' metadata. But the press union has rejected the calls, saying confidential sources should be kept confidential, whether a warrant is involved or not.

By 16 March 2015

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Opposition backs data retention amid criticism over 'back-room deal'

Malcolm Turnbull has thanked the Opposition for helping pass data retention laws, which now include further protections for journalists. But cross-bench MPs say the Bill was amended in "back-room" negotiations.

By 19 March 2015

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Twitter rule changes clamp down on revenge porn

The new policies arrive as the social network steps up its effort to eliminate bullying behavior directed at users.

By 12 March 2015

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What an Uber apology might look like (in Funny or Die's imagination)

Technically Incorrect: The comedy-video site can't help offering what it believes is a true and extremely cutting (non)apology from the tech world's most benign company.

By 6 March 2015

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Data retention one step closer as Government accepts bipartisan review

The Government and Attorney-General George Brandis have welcomed bipartisan recommendations on proposed data retention laws meaning that, with some amendments, the bill looks likely to pass.

By 4 March 2015

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Signal app encrypts iOS users' text messages -- to Android devices too

Updated iOS app lets you send secure group, text, picture and video messages to other Apple mobile devices, and to Android users who have the TextSecure app.

By 4 March 2015

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Lenovo's Superfish security snafu blows up in its face

The preloaded Superfish adware does more than hijack website ads in a browser. It also exposes Lenovo owners to a simple but dangerous hack that could spell disaster.

By 21 February 2015